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November 25, 2018
Overall rating 
 
4.2
Entertainment Value 
 
3.5
Story/Writing 
 
4.5
Performance (Acting) 
 
4.5
Direction 
 
4.5
Production 
 
4.0
Movies
The more sophisticated heist movie.

What's Good: Impeccable direction by Steve McQueen, twisty Hitchcock-like plot leaves lots to analyze, powerful performances from three leading ladies, great supporting cast, emotionally mature subject matter makes an impact,...

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November 04, 2018
Overall rating 
 
2.6
Entertainment Value 
 
3.0
Story/Writing 
 
2.0
Performance (Acting) 
 
3.5
Direction 
 
2.0
Production 
 
2.5
An excessively underwhelming remake

What's Good: During the dance scenes everything is alright - it's artistic, haunting, and creative, well-rounded cast provide excellent performances, more than a few nods to the original film, interesting...

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G.S. Perno
October 12, 2018
Overall rating 
 
3.8
Entertainment Value 
 
3.5
Story/Writing 
 
3.5
Performance (Acting) 
 
4.0
Direction 
 
3.5
Production 
 
4.5
Movies
Focus on the human side of one of the greatest scientific achievements of all time.

What’s Good: Inspirational and interesting story, exciting retelling of history in a more personal manner than most, great cast, strong direction, powerful score and sound, detailed production. ...

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G.S. Perno
September 21, 2018
Overall rating 
 
2.9
Entertainment Value 
 
3.0
Story/Writing 
 
2.5
Performance (Acting) 
 
3.0
Direction 
 
2.5
Production 
 
3.5
Well rounded, but not polished, spastic fantasy for the whole family

What's Good: Jack Black is Jack Black, the script can be funny at times, inspired production, interesting and meaningful story, Eli Roth knows horror, fun for all ages. ...

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G.S. Perno
July 28, 2018
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Entertainment Value 
 
5.0
Story/Writing 
 
5.0
Performance (Acting) 
 
4.5
Direction 
 
4.5
Production 
 
4.5
Mission accomplished

What's Good: Chocked full of adrenaline-pumping high-octane stunt-filled action sequences, Tom Cruise continues to impress as an action star, the rest of the cast is also up to task, more...

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G.S. Perno
July 02, 2018
Overall rating 
 
3.1
Entertainment Value 
 
3.5
Story/Writing 
 
2.0
Performance (Acting) 
 
3.5
Direction 
 
3.0
Production 
 
3.5
Despite some struggles, this unnecessary sequel does find its footing.

What's Good: Gritty and violent action, solid production values, great acting, story eventually becomes intriguing, competent direction, fitting score, great ending. What's Bad: Insensitive writing,...

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G.S. Perno
June 04, 2018
Overall rating 
 
3.9
Entertainment Value 
 
4.5
Story/Writing 
 
4.0
Performance (Acting) 
 
3.5
Direction 
 
4.0
Production 
 
3.5
Movies
A Science Fiction Thriller More Vicious Than Most

What’s Good: Creative filmmaking brings tons of thrills and plenty of attitude, director is able to bridge the gap between horror and science fiction, constantly evolving plot full of...

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G.S. Perno
March 31, 2018
Overall rating 
 
3.5
Entertainment Value 
 
4.5
Story/Writing 
 
3.5
Performance (Acting) 
 
3.0
Direction 
 
3.0
Production 
 
3.5
The Nostalgia blockbuster, for every connotation of both words.

What's Good: Fast paced, interesting premise, quality production, entertaining story, Spielberg is solid as director, immense re-watchability due to the shear number of pop cultural references depicted. ...

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March 02, 2018
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Entertainment Value 
 
4.0
Story/Writing 
 
4.5
Performance (Acting) 
 
4.0
Direction 
 
4.0
Production 
 
3.5
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Further proof that science fiction and horror are a good blend.

What's Good: Garland shows competence as director and innovation as storyteller, solid female-driven cast, contains some of the most frightening moments you'll see in cinema today, special effects are both...

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G.S. Perno
February 09, 2018 (Updated: February 09, 2018)
Overall rating 
 
4.6
Entertainment Value 
 
4.0
Story/Writing 
 
4.0
Performance (Acting) 
 
5.0
Direction 
 
5.0
Production 
 
5.0
Movies
A Spielberg movie first, a newspaper movie second

The Good: Spielberg's experience as director makes for a film that is fun to watch, nostalgic, emotional, and impact. Another brilliant performance from Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks and the rest...

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